Bobby Grant Minor Sr.

Published 9:45 am Tuesday, May 7, 2019

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Bobby Grant Minor Sr., 88, died at home on Friday, May 3, 2019.

He was born in Davie County on Nov. 24, 1930 to Lewis Grant and Ella Fry Minor. He is preceded in death by: his parents; a son, Randall G. Minor; and 4 brothers.

Survivors: his wife of 66 years, Mickey Ann Collins; his children, Bobby Minor Jr. (Janet), Debbie Livengood (Dennis), Michael Minor (Anita), Walt Minor (Annette) and Renee Carter (Marty), all of Advance; his grandchildren,  B.G. Minor (Mandy), Carmen Minor, Andrew Minor (Hannah), Candace Atwood (Mark), April Livengood, Megan Burcham (Dallas), Nathan Minor, Matthew Carter (Rachel), Luke Carter, Paige Carter; great-grandchildren, Casey Atwood, Jacob Atwood, Grant Minor, Keegan Minor and Christopher Carter; 3 brothers; and 3 sisters.

He was a diesel mechanic at McLean Trucking Co. for nearly 30 years while raising tobacco in Davie County. Later he worked with his wife and sons operating a dairy on their Yadkin River farm. He was a member of the Elbaville United Methodist Church for many years.

A graveside service will be held at the Elbaville United Methodist Church Cemetery on Wednesday, May 8 at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends afterwards.

Memorials: Elbaville UMC, Little Tinman Heart Fund, PO Box 2276, Advance.